Guidelines for national, territorial, and municipal parks may be different: 

Government of Yukon campground guidelines for campers and park visitors:

  • Pre-purchase your camping permit online (for Yukon residents) or at a licensed vendor.
  • Pack everything you need before hitting the road to limit stops in communities.
  • Only buy supplies in the community if stores are welcoming business.
  • Bring extra water, soap, hand sanitizer and toilet paper.
  • If you’re a Yukoner, only camp with members of your “combined household bubble" (3 to 5 families - maximum number of individuals in a bubble is 15)
  • Clean your picnic table before and after use.
  • Use your RV’s toilet if you have one.
  • Follow all park and campground rules and the 6 steps to staying safe.

What’s open at Government of Yukon parks and campgrounds?

  • Outhouses, garbage and recycling bins are open.
  • Playgrounds, picnic shelters and beaches are open.
  • Firewood will be provided when possible.
  • Boat launches and docks are open.
  • Special events and in-person interpretive programs are cancelled this year.
  • Backcountry camping facilities in Tombstone Territorial Park are open.
  • Tombstone Interpretive Centre is open daily from 9am to 1pm daily.
  • In-person interpretive programs are cancelled this year.
  • For additional information, keep an eye on COVID-19 related parks and campground updates.

Private campgrounds

  • Campsites are required to provide greater distances between sites and more contained areas.
  • Campers are required to respect the rules and safety measures put in place by campground owners and operators and practice the 6 steps to staying safe.

Backcountry camping

National Parks & Historic Sites

Where it is possible to manage health and safety risks, some Parks Canada places in the Yukon have resumed services. Visitors will have access to the following services and facilities:

  • Kluane National Park and Reserve 
    • Kathleen Lake Campground
    • Overnight use of designated trails, routes, and backcountry camping. Registration and de-registration is required for all overnight use.
    • Daily programming, including guided hikes and campfire talks
    • Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre located in Da Kų Cultural Centre
    • Kathleen Lake Day-Use Area Shelter 
    • Rafting the Alsek river (permit required)
    • Boating and fishing on approved lakes and rivers
  • Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site
    • All access to Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site of Canada, including the Log Cabin Parking Lot, outhouses, backcountry areas, and the rest of the National Historic Site is strictly prohibited until further notice. No person shall enter or engage in any activity in Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site. All Chilkoot Trail reservations for the 2020 season will be cancelled.
  • S.S. Klondike National Historic Site
    • Guided tours of the vessel
    • Visitor centre window service for merchandise, tickets and information
    • Documentary viewings in the theatre throughout the day
    • Public washrooms
  • Klondike National Historic Sites
    • Daily interpretive programming, including town walking tours, the Robert Service program, and tours of Dredge No. 4 and Bear Creek
    • Front Street visitor centre for merchandise, tickets and information
  • Ivvavik National Park
    • All visitor access to Ivvavik National Park is suspended until further notice.

Even though we update our website frequently, we strongly recommend that you check for the most current COVID-19 related travel information.

Please follow all park and campground rules and the 6 steps to staying safe.